Happy National Library week!
Teen Lit Day is Thursday! Celebrate by Rocking the Drop. From readergirlz.
Should celebrities stop writing children's books? From The Guardian.
The 10 most notorious parts of famous books. From PW.
Where's the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss? From CNN.
Madeleine L'Engle on creativity, censorship, writing, and the duty of children's books. From brainpickings.
Lauren Myracle on censorship. From The Huffington Post.
Five slightly more plausible dystopias Quirk Books would like to see as YA novels.
Recent wins on school library positions spark optimism. From SLJ.
Children's books: a shifting market. From PW.
9 children's book morals for adulthood. From Mashable.
Speak turns 15. From Entertainment Weekly.
Writing middle grade fiction's first boy-boy kiss. From SLJ.